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The price of petrol… and beans

The price of petrol… and beans

22 Nov, '1012 Comments

Both, it seems are about to rise. And rise appreciably. The government – bless their souls – have had enough pumping good money into various subsidies which – they finally realised – benefits both the haves and the have-nots.

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MUHARRAQ! Forgive me for leaving!

MUHARRAQ! Forgive me for leaving!

21 Oct, '1013 Comments

I wish I never left Muharraq. We lived in Arad for about 5 years in the 90s and it was great there. True, a rented house, but the neighbourhood, the people, and the feelings were unique, like no where else in Bahrain. It is not strange, therefore, that the island boasts the most integrated, and […]

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Sorry, you want me to vote for one of these?

Sorry, you want me to vote for one of these?

20 Aug, '1049 Comments

Are you kidding me? And you want me to actually take the time to cast my vote? No thanks.

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Eejit MP calls for new UN without USA

Eejit MP calls for new UN without USA

2 Jun, '103 Comments

That eejit is MP Al-Moawdah (hopefully soon to have the ex- prefix prepended to that nomenclature) forgets that the UNITED NATIONS is an inclusive body, and more importantly, cannot function without the USA in any case. I guess like the majority of the world, he is rightly incensed at the atrocities committed by Israel against […]

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Ooooof!

Ooooof!

20 May, '100 Comments

I know, I know, I’m a news junky. Sue me. But for hilarity, I always turn to our local rag, the illustrious GDN, aided and abetted by our Parliament or honorable parliamentarians. Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty King Hamad: It is the duty of the young to […]

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